NGOs file judicial protest against ERA over its failure to protect trees from Central Link
Several environmental NGOs and residents say that the trees that should have been marked for transplantation were destroyed as part of the project's development
Hunting regulator pulled out of environment ministry and given to hunter minister
New Cabinet sees Wild Birds Regulation Unit pulled out of environment ministry and made answerable to Gozo Minister Clint Camilleri, a hunter • BirdLife calls this...
BirdLife International CEO calls on PM not to open spring hunting season

‘I wish you could listen to the plea of thousands of supporters of nature and BirdLife Malta and decide not to open the season’

‘I wish you could listen to the plea of thousands of...

Despite COVID-19 fears, Cabinet considers allowing spring hunting season

Cabinet requests urgent meeting of Ornis Committee, ‘Opening season would be most irresponsible act by PM’ says BirdLife  

Cabinet requests urgent meeting of Ornis Committee,...

BirdLife tells government: 'it'd be absurd to allow spring hunting during COVID crisis'

Spring hunting derogation calls for seven police officers per 1,000 hunters, which in the circumstances is impossible, the NGO says

Spring hunting derogation calls for seven police officers...

Hunters want Gozo minister to open spring season without Ornis consultation

BirdLife: ‘Prime Minister should not open spring hunting season, hunters are not a privileged section of society’

BirdLife: ‘Prime Minister should not open spring...

[WATCH] Police to press charges against poacher using semi-automatic sniper rifle

Poacher using sniper rifle identified by police after CABS monitoring teams films man hunting off-season

Poacher using sniper rifle identified by police after CABS...

Poachers take advantage of reduced police presence to control illegal trapping – CABS

‘Illegal trapping is rampant everywhere and the poachers know A.L.E. have no resources to catch them’, CABS says

‘Illegal trapping is rampant everywhere and the...

[WATCH] Bulebel farmers' eviction orders now a court matter, Chris Cardona says

Chris Cardona told MaltaToday he had suggested to Environment Minister Jose Herrera to embark on an afforestation project in the area of Wied iz-Zring, but did...

Chris Cardona told MaltaToday he had suggested to...

Poachers in Malta being given free rein to trap during closed season, activists say

German bird conservationists CABS says illegal bird trapping ‘up by 35%’ as 13 poachers caught red-handed

German bird conservationists CABS says illegal bird...

Illegalities during spring hunting season will not be tolerated, FKNK warns

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation warned hunters that any illegalities during spring hunting season, which commences this Sunday, could...

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation warned hunters...

‘Shambles’ of a system: over 6,500 hunters claim they caught just 128 quail

BirdLife decries self-reporting system: “Only 14% of licenced hunters and trappers bothered to participate in recording the number of birds killed”

BirdLife decries self-reporting system: “Only 14% of...

Mount Etna slowly sliding towards Mediterranean Sea

Study shows volcano is sliding to the sea at rate of 14mm a year, or 1.4 metres...

Study shows volcano is sliding to the sea at rate of 14mm a...

MEPs to request plenary debate on spring hunting in Malta

MEP Anja Hazekamp is calling on the European Commission to open an infringement...

MEP Anja Hazekamp is calling on the European Commission to...

Despite decrease in Maltese farmers, more groundwater is being extracted

The policy makes it clear that the extraction of groundwater by farmers is no longer 'tenable' but falls short of any pricing mechanism penalising...

The policy makes it clear that the extraction of...

[WATCH] Joseph Muscat admits better enforcement needed in hunting season

The Prime Minister acknowledged that enforcement during the last hunting season was unsatisfactory and has urged the Ornis Committee to take all necessary...

The Prime Minister acknowledged that enforcement during the...

[WATCH] BirdLife Malta toying with second spring hunting referendum

Environment NGO BirdLife Malta is being pressured to consider another...

Environment NGO BirdLife Malta is being pressured to...

Trees planted by hunters vandalised overnight

Trees planted by hunters' federation FKNK were pulled from the roots...

Trees planted by hunters' federation FKNK were...

Spring hunting season dates raise BirdLife's ire

The Ornis Committee has recommended a spring hunting season for quail between 5...

The Ornis Committee has recommended a spring hunting season...

[WATCH] Bulebel Industrial Estate expansion threatens honey production

Zejtun beekeeper Andre Seychell concerned loss of carob trees due to suggested development would severely impact bees in the area

Zejtun beekeeper Andre Seychell concerned loss of carob...